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SAP GRC Lead (Hybrid MA or MN)

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role: 
Magellan is a global business transformation program accompanying a move of our ERP system from SAP ECC to S4 HANA. Magellan’s goal is to simplify, standardise and modernise our core business processes, enabling BSC to better leverage the power of data and to position our business for profitable and sustainable growth.
The SAP GRC Lead is responsible for the initial setup of the SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) application and the Access Control and Process Control modules. The GRC Implementation Lead will be tasked with the ongoing development and administration of the application which includes initial configuration based on agreed upon design, and communication to wider project stakeholders.  This will require collaboration across IT and the Magellan workstreams.
The Program will have the following phases: Project Solution Confirmation, Pre- Project Portfolio Surge activity, Requirements, Design, Build and Testing, Deployment to post Go Live support and ongoing sustaining.
Your responsibilities include: 

  • Collaborate with internal SAP security, audit teams, and business stakeholders to ensure proper controls are in place for SAP roles and authorizations, and that ongoing governance is in place and occurring
  • Perform configuration, testing and maintenance of SAP GRC, specifically configuration of GRC Access controls, critical action rules and Process Controls, and maintenance of SOD, assisted by external consultants
  • Provide the input required for key decisions prior to the design and the implementation of GRC.
  • Participate in the implementation and support of the SAP S/4HANA implementation as part of Boston Scientific’s Magellan Project.
  • Technical deployment implementation and support of SAP GRC (Governance Risk & Compliance) deployment and the requisite Access Control (AC) and Process Control (PC) modules; assist with technical deployment of future rollouts.
  • Initial configuration of GRC Access Control (AC) and GRC Process Control (PC).
  • Support project vendors in GRC design workshops which can include but is not limited to the following:
  • Master data design and requirements
  • Design continuous control monitoring functionality
  • PC workflow processes
  • Identifying and designing CCM rules
  • Identifying required data sources and connectors
  • Design of access control ruleset
  • Establish testing strategy and protocols for GRC deployment to end users.
  • Design and execution of training strategy and protocols, required knowledge transfer and project communication.
  • Troubleshooting issues with GRC, including applying and testing SAP notes specific to GRC related activities.
  • Establishing and managing a governance structure and related processes for GRC sustainment.
  • Ensure compliance of GRC to application security policies and ensure IT controls are in place.
  • Work with the Magellan team to ensure compliance with GDPR and related policies as well develop and maintain GRC status as a quality approved system

What we’re looking for:
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field required
  • Minimum of 7+ years hands-on experience working with SAP GRC required
  • Experience with GRC Access Control, GRC Process Controls, and SOD Controls required
  • Experience with defining system controls and developing procedures to assist in SOX compliance required


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills which provide the ability to establish and build working relationships with individuals throughout the organization 
  • SAP GRC certification 
  • Internal / external audit 
  • Global project experience 
  • SAP support and project rollout experience 
  • Knowledge of S/4 HANA suite of applications 
  • Ability to work in multiple virtual team’s
  • Ability to execute repetitive activities if required
  • Previous experience with scaled agile project management an advantage and/or proven adaptability, comfortable with change and with a demonstrated ability to react and respond to a fast-changing environment.
  • Role location is flexible, with participation at Team meetings, collaborative project events, with Marlborough/Minnesota focus and across various other BSC locations.



#DICE  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID: 560220

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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